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San Felipe 21850, San Felipe 21850, Mexico
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El Cortez
Ranked #9 of 17 Hotels in San Felipe
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Brawley, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Do not waste your money or ruin your stay by booking at El Cortez. I stayed there for 3 nights and I have bed bug bites all over, 12 in just my left arm. It ruined my weekend. Honestly I would prefer camping next time over staying there. Also the management is no good. Our neighbors were blasting a stereo... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Do not ever stay at this hotel. Four "girlfriends" went to San Felipe for the weekend in November 2014 and decided to stay at the El Cortez. Big, costly mistake. They all got robbed the first night there by brazen employees who entered their rooms! They stole my girlfriend's purse while she was sleeping in the room! There was no... More 

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Capistrano Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

If you stay here, lock the deadbolt. There is a thief who has a master key. This did not seem to upset the cash-only front office staff. He entered 3 bungalows while guests were sleeping and stole purses and iPhones and iPads. If you leave, keep all valuables on your person. See the previous review! The beach bungalows are like... More 

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Ladera Ranch, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Let's start with the good things about this property, it's on the beach which is very nice, the restaurant and bar are right off the beach and there is great seating outside to enjoy your view. The food was pretty good which made it nice. There is a funky bar down the way on property which is a cool hang... More 

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Montebello, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I looooved staying here its soo romantic and beautiful its right off the water they also have fun activities to do in the water. the view is perfect and your literally feet away from the water. theres also a good restaurant to eat there and have drinks its walking distance to a lot of shops and stores. Im not sure... More 

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Rosarito, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The casitas are modest and on the beach, did not stay in the regular rooms. We have stayed there 3 times and always request a casita. The beach and palapas are great. The Resturant is very good and located on the water. The bar and pool area are very good also and are expectations are generally met. We will stay... More 

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San Diego, California
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

They charge you like a HILTON but it’s 10 times worse than Motel 6 We stayed at the Suite with Kitchen and it was very uncomfortable The Stove was so old that hardly work, only 2 out of 4 burners worked. No kitchen utensils to cook a decent meal, that’s the minimum you expect. Beach is good, but bring your... More 

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Santee, California
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed in this hotel about two years ago. At that time we felt that the room was adequate; but, the service in both the bar and the restaurant made up for the quality of the room. So, when we visited on July 19th, we had some anticipation of what to expect. The room was, again, adequate. However, the bar... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

El Cortez is located right next to the beach, and one can wander from one's room to the beach crossing the hotel property. The sun rise is superb! Reminded me of Hawaii. The Sea of Cortez has its own peaceful charm also. The room was quite spacious and clean, but relatively sparsely furnished. Our room was located on the second... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

It was my spring break from school. (I am a teacher) My husband and I drove to San Felipe. We had not been to San Felipe for about 10 years and the last time we went there, the road was so bad that we had to have our motorhome worked on for loose nuts and bolts. Well we heard that... More 

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Address: San Felipe 21850, San Felipe 21850, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Baja California > Baja California Norte > San Felipe
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 109
Also Known As:
El Cortez Hotel San Felipe

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